About the Leadership Scholarships

As part of our LGLeadershipPathways initiative SOLGM provides opportunities for local government managers to develop their leadership skills, competencies and knowledge. Through our partnership arrangement with The Skills Organisation we are very pleased to be able to offer one scholarship for a place on the prestigious Melbourne Business School Leading for Strategic Success Programme.

About The Skills Organisation Melbourne Business School Leading for Strategic Success Scholarship

The Leading for Strategic Success programme is the prestigious Melbourne Business School’s most senior leadership programme and replaces the programme that previous Scholarship recipients have attended. The Melbourne Business School holds AACSB and EFMD (EQUIS) accreditation, and their programmes are ranked among the best in the world by the Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg Business Week and AFR Boss magazine.

This Scholarship is open to applications from chief executives and more information on the Scholarship can be found here. This Scholarship is sponsored by The Skills Organisation.


The fee for this scholarship is covered by The Skills Organisiation and we would like to thank them for their on-going support.

Applying for SOLGM Membership

This scholarship is an exclusive SOLGM member benefit. If you are currently not a member and would like to apply for a scholarship you will also need to apply for membership. You can find information on how to apply to become a member and all the additional benefits of joining us here.


SOLGM's Manager, Professional Development - Fiona Purchas, fiona.purchas@solgm.org.nz if you have any queries about this scholarship.